Teaching and Assessing Nurses, A Handbook for Preceptors

Teaching and Assessing Nurses

A Handbook for Preceptors

By Robert Oliver, BSc, RGN, Cert Ed (FE), FETC, Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Health and Social Work, Anglia Polytechnic University, Freelance lecturer specialising in developing and delivering staff education and development and author of Psychology for Nurses; and Colin Endersby, RGN, RCNT, Cert Ed (FE), Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Health and Social Work, Anglia Ploytechnic University and Freelance lecturer specialising in developing and delivering staff education and development.


Introduction. Communication. Attitudes and Learning. Groups. Mentors and Preceptors. Learning Theories. Organising Material. Planning a Learning Experience. The Clinical Learning Environment. The Process of Assessment. Education Resources. Participation in Curriculum Planning. Study Skills. Appendices.